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Can you imagine Willow Smith in the role of little orphan Annie? You might not need to imagine it in the near future.

This possibility is inching close to reality, as Variety reports that Will Smith is exploring a potential remake of the iconic musical, hoping to bring it to the big screen with his daughter in the title role.

The elder Smith found success making a similar reboot with his son and The Karate Kid. A sequel starring Jaden Smith is likely on the way.

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Insiders say Jay-Z, who collaborated with Willow on “Whip My Hair,” is in talks to work on the movie’s soundtrack. But the real question is this: might Will Smith shave his head and take on the part of Daddy Warbucks?